Laura S. Dominici MD


Gluteal Free Flap for Breast Reconstruction

Gluteal free flap is a less common type of breast reconstruction surgery. The surgeon cuts a flap of muscle, fat, and skin from the buttocks and moves it to the chest to create a new breast. The blood vessels are also cut. After the flap is in place, the surgeon sews the blood vessels in the flap to blood vessels in the…

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Breast

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio waves to make pictures of the breast. It does not use X-rays. MRI may show problems in the breast that cannot be seen on a mammogram, ultrasound, or CT scan. The MRI makes pictures that show your breast’s normal structure; tissue damage or…

Biopsia de los ganglios linfáticos con aguja fina

En una biopsia de los ganglios linfáticos con aguja fina, su médico inserta una aguja delgada en el ganglio linfático y extrae una muestra de células. La muestra se examina bajo un microscopio.

Breast Biopsy

A breast biopsy removes a sample of breast tissue that is looked at under a microscope to check for breast cancer. A breast biopsy is usually done to check a lump found during a breast examination or a suspicious area found on a mammogram, ultrasound, or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). There are several ways to do a…

SIEA Flap for Breast Reconstruction

The SIEA (superficial inferior epigastric artery) flap is a type of breast reconstruction surgery. This is one way to replace a breast that was removed by mastectomy. The SIEA flap uses tissue from a woman’s own body to make a new breast. This method creates a natural-feeling breast that is soft and warm. To do this…